Environment

Data from dead deer in Wisconsin and applied to living ones in Virginia could help detect disease earlier in herds in the Great Lakes states and elsewhere.
Wisconsinites generally expect mosquitoes to be "bad" from late spring through the summer, but for the pesky sanguivores to fade away as autumn approaches. However, September 2018 definitely bucked the trend.
Fall and winter's plunging temperatures inspire spending more time indoors, but that warmth can also be an invitation to some unwelcome guests.
Isle Royale's main draws are wilderness and wildlife, including beaver, otters, moose, martens and – for the moment – a very few wolves.
The latest non-native pest to arrive in Wisconsin is the tiny purple carrot-seed moth, and its impacts are not yet fully known.
Every day the love song of a Kirtland's warbler calls throughout the Bayfield County Forest in northwestern Wisconsin. But it isn't coming from a bird.
While efforts after August 2018 storms focused on cleaning up and limiting flooding, Madison will need to address its vulnerability to extreme rainfall if it wants to prepare for the future.
Two of Wisconsin's major cities, Madison and Eau Claire, have resolved to go carbon-neutral, by reducing their levels of energy usage and converting entirely to renewable sources.
When it comes to wildlife at Isle Royale National Park, most eyes are on the wolves and moose. But the 17 other mammal species on the island draw far less scientific and public attention.
With many habitats, from prairies to woodlands to wetlands, the UW Arboretum serves a variety of functions: a nature respite for the public, a place to learn how to best restore nature, and the home of many research projects for professors and experts.